Angolan Poll Preparations Questioned

Incidents of electoral fraud, violent crackdowns on protesters and state media bias have resulted in criticism against the government as Angola prepares for its second democratic election.
  • Angola:  Concerns Over Poll Preparations

    Inter Press Service, 6 July 2012

    Preparations for Angola's second peacetime polls scheduled for August are being overshadowed by allegations of electoral fraud, state media bias and growing concerns about a ... read more »

Angolan protesters (file photo).

  • Angola:  Ruling MPLA Programme Ensures Poll Win

    Angola Press Agency, 4 July 2012

    The electoral programme of the governing MPLA party guarantees victory in the forthcoming election set for 31 August, for favouring the continued socio-economic growth of the ... read more »

  • Angola:  Constitutional Court Releases Final Lists of Candidates

    Angola Press Agency, 6 July 2012

    The political parties and coalitions with the acronyms MPLA, CASA-CE, PRS, UNITA, ND, FNLA, CPO, PAPOD and FUMA have been cleared to participate in the Angolan general elections of ... read more »

  • Angola:  Political Party Delegates Highlight Fairness of Draw

    Angola Press Agency, 9 July 2012

    Guests attending draw for political parties positioning on ballot papers. read more »

  • Angola:  Ruling MPLA Party Reviews Elections Issues

    Angola Press Agency, 5 July 2012

    The Secretariat of Politburo of the ruling MPLA party along with the managing boards of the country's provincial committees are discussing since Thursday the preparation of ... read more »